What Happened on December 13, 1981

Historical Events

  • 70th Davis Cup: USA beats Argentina in Cincinnati (3-1)
  • Poland's authoritarian communist government declares martial law and arrests Solidarity activists in a failed attempt to crush the opposition

Famous Birthdays

Amy Lee (41 years old)

American singer and songwriter (Evanescence), born in Riverside, California

  • Chelsea Hertford, American actress (Major Dad)
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelius Cardew, British composer (Scratch Orchestra), dies in a hit and run accident at 45
  • Pigmeat [Dewey] Markham, American comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In), dies at 75

About December 13, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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